Interviews with over 100 executives previously involved in joint ventures were used to study the criteria and outcomes of partnering. The study suggests that successful joint ventures depend on more than complementary resources and require committment to the venture's objectives beyond the short term. Consideration of management styles, strategies, and culture should be part of the venture formation process.
compatibility, organizational behavior, suitability
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Geringer, J. Michael, "Selecting Joint Venture Partners is Easy ... Almost" (1986). Working Papers. 132.